Req #: 6497
Entity: Asante Physician Partners
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Care Management
Shift: 1st Shift - Days
Union Position: No
Schedule: Full Time
Salary: Depending on qualifications
Behavioral Health Consultant SWA APP (Care Management)
Our Behavioral Health Consultant position represents an innovative step forward in the relationship between primary care and behavioral health in our community. The Behavioral Health Consultant and as a key member of our interdisciplinary primary care team. The Behavioral Health Consultant is responsible for directing and shaping the integrated behavioral health services of the clinic in collaboration with the primary care team. As an expert in Behavioral Health, this position will work closely with the primary care providers to understand the root cause of patient's psychosocial issues and implement effective treatment plans. The Behavioral Health Consultant supports the enhancement and expansion of our behavioral health programs.
Why Asante Physician Partners
Asante Physician Partners is a physician-led group of over 300 top medical professionals working together to provide comprehensive, readily accessible care to patients in southern Oregon. With more than 25 medical clinics and 11 specialties groups in Jackson and Josephine counties, Asante Physician Partners plays a key role in providing high-quality accessible health care to our community. We collaborate with other healthcare professionals throughout the area to offer you a full spectrum of quality care close to home, supported by Asante's full range of services and hospitals.
What Makes Us Different
Our team-based clinics operate on a Medical Home model. With our progressive primary care team approach, we leverage the expertise from patient care, behavioral health, and pharmacy to provide comprehensive treatment plans. This model goes well beyond appointments with primary care providers, it also encompasses resources such as Behavioral Health Consultants, Community Health Workers, Pharmacists, and access to specialty care.
As the Behavioral Health Consultant, you will have the opportunity:
Perform individual patient assessment of needs and develop patient-specific care plans, collaboratively with the primary care team. Ensuring high quality well rounded patient care.
Collaborate with providers and the care team to develop and implement structured, evidence-based behavioral health treatment as part of a coordinated treatment plan with a goal of improving quality outcomes.
Educate patients on resource available to them and conduct follow-up evaluations.
Master's degree in Social Work.
Experience with psychosocial assessment, individual therapy, short-term evidence-based counseling, and crisis intervention.
Experience working in the medical social work or community mental health field and knowledge of Integrated Behavioral Health in the community healthcare system.
Experience working with health-related issues, substance abuse, and history of trauma.
Behavioral Health Consultant LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) by the State of Oregon
What We Offer
Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, and vision care.
Generous time off package including 8 holidays that supports a healthy work/life balance.
Substantial retirement package that includes a 6% employer contribution.
Opportunity to work for an award-winning Healthcare System using innovative approaches to community health.
Tuition Reimbursement with one year of service.
About Asante and Southern Oregon
At Asante, you are the difference. Your happiness and wellbeing are reflected in the personal attention and quality of care we deliver every day. Here, you'll find an environment of mutual respect, camaraderie, learning, and growth. A place where each voice is heard and sound ideas are acted upon. A community in every sense, we collaborate widely across the organization to do what's best for our patients, united by a shared passion: to provide exceptional care that makes a positive impact on family, friends, neighbors and the community. Asante's culture, values, and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence.
Asante is one of the top 15 health systems in the nation. We are located in beautiful Southern Oregon and are the largest healthcare provider in nine counties. We provide comprehensive medical care to more than 580,000 people throughout southern Oregon and northern California. Our facilities employ over 5000 people and include Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners, and additional healthcare partnerships throughout the region.
At Asante we believe that we are defined by our values - the traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:
Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork
Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.